This guide provides a list of suggested mobile apps and sites to enhance library research and productivity.
Last Updated: Jan 8, 2014
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Library Mobile Website is LIVE!
The site features:
- Online catalog searching
- Access to selected full text databases
- Access to the Best Bets for Your Research Guides
- Library hours
- Contact information
- Access My Library -- Gale
Download the “Access My Library” app from Gale to access our Gale databases
- ArtSTOR Mobile
Use your ARTstor username and password to log in to the mobile site. Please enter your password in all lower-case.
Stay up to date with your course material with the Blackboard mobile app.
- Ebsco Mobile
Access all of our Ebsco databases via this link.
- Encyclopedia Britanica
Use Britannica Mobile for access to quick background information.
- IEEE Xplore
Access to mobile-optimized search of IEEE materials. To find the full-text for article citations use Google Scholar or interlibrary loan.
- JSTOR Mobile
Use the Institution Finder or your My JSTOR login to access full text.
- Mango Languages
Learn a new language on the go with Mango Languages mobile. Download the app from the app store by searching “Mango Languages” and choosing the library edition.
- Naxos Music Library
Naxos Music Library provides tracks and free online listening, using static URLs to link directly to pieces of music, and creating playlists in individual user accounts. Includes: vocal, choral, chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera. Headphones available at Circulation. Contains audio files. Simultaneous user limit:5 Download app from app store by searching NML or Naxos Music Library.
- PubMed Mobile
Access PubMed for citations from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
- Royal Society of Chemistry
Access to search RSC journals content.
- SAGE Journals
Users accessing SAGE Journals from a smartphone device will be automatically redirected to a mobile-optimized version of SAGE Journals.
- Stat!Ref Mobile
Access healthcare e-resources through Stat!Ref
- Web of Knowledge
To use the mobile site from a device off campus create a Web of Knowledge username and password from an Fairfield University IP authenticated computer or device and verify account every six months from IP authenticated computer.
Access Worldcat to search for library books via this link. Allow the website to access your location information and you can see if the book is available at Fairfield.
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